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Drink Driving
News  /  Published 02.01.22

Swoop in Kolkata and Bidhannagar on New Year’s Eve

Around 1,100 people were arrested for not wearing masks and 189 motorists were prosecuted for drink driving in Kolkata and Salt Lake on New Year’s Eve. In Kolkata, 537 people were arrested for ...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.12.21

Surge in drink driving on Christmas weekend in Kolkata and Salt Lake

The number of cases of drink driving recorded in Kolkata and Bidhannagar on Christmas night was more than double compared with Christmas Eve. Police said 77 motorists, including car and two-wheeler d...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata witnesses a sharp fall in drink driving cases on Christmas eve

The number of motorists prosecuted for drink driving on Christmas Eve across the city was 25 but out of these only two cases were reported from Park Street-Theatre Road and the surrounding neighbourho...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Park Street

News  /  Published 29.11.21

Kolkata police prosecute 24 motorists for failing alcohol test

Twenty-four people were prosecuted across the city for failing the alcohol test on Saturday night, compared to a daily average of 16 people throughout last week. Traffic police sources said the highe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Drunken app cab driver rams into police bike on Red Road, arrested

An app cab driver was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated near Red Road in the heart of Kolkata around 10am on Wednesday, the police said. The cab allegedly hit a police motorcycle that ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maidan

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News  /  Published 22.11.21

1,400 booked in Kolkata for Covid rule flout, drink driving

At least 178 people were prosecuted for violating Covid night curfew norms and over 1,200 motorists were prosecuted for breaking traffic rules or driving under the influence of alcohol in different pa...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Four held for SDO harassment in Alipurduar

Four persons, including two employees of the state health department and a civic volunteer, were arrested on charges of harassing the sub-divisional officer (SDO) of Alipurduar and also for driving in...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 27.12.20

41 prosecuted for drink driving

A 20-year-old motorcyclist was injured after an unidentified vehicle hit him on Picnic Garden Road around 2.45am on Saturday. Bikash Roy, a resident of Panditiya Road, was taken to Calcutta National ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Drink swoop is back, 26 drivers booked

As many as 326 motorists were prosecuted on Tuesday night for violating traffic norms. Twenty-six of them were allegedly driving under the influence of liquor. Booking motorists or bikers for drink d...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.12.20

Task: How to curb drink-driving minus breathalysers

Calcutta police commissioner Anuj Sharma on Friday asked his officers to find a way to curb drink driving in the city even if police were unable to use breathalysers for detecting presence of alcohol ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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